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Joe Biden: It Would Be an Insult to My Dead Son for Everyone to Have Healthcare
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The former vice president released an ad invoking family tragedy and attacking rivals who have plans to ensure everyone has access to healthcare. ...[Read more]
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Uber and Lyft drivers are planning a massive strike this week over work conditions and pay rates
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Drivers for ride-share companies Uber and Lyft are planning strikes this week in several cities as the controversy around the two companies' massive IPOs... ...[Read more]
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Dare to declare capitalism dead before it takes us all down with it
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The economic system is incompatible with the survival of life on Earth. It is time to design a new one, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot ...[Read more]
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Recognizing Working Class Pain ‘That Doesn’t Make CNN,’ Sanders and Rev. Barber Call for Building Truly Moral Economy
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Coinciding with the launch of a new Poor People's Campaign that plans to bring mass action and a radical anti-poverty agenda to over 40 states in the coming weeks, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) joined Rev. William Barber at Duke University Thursday night to ...[Read more]
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How convict labour increased inequality
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THE 13th Amendment to the constitution has prohibited slavery and indentured servitude in America since 1865. The one exception is as “punishment for crime”. As a result, prisons use their inmates as forced labour to balance the books, particularly si ...[Read more]
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The Failure Of The Globalist Fantasy
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In this super-global era, living standards for most working people in the West have stagnated and most gains have gone to the top. Establishment politicians have few answers except to blame the people themselves for having insufficient skills. People not ...[Read more]
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How The Loss Of U.S. Psychiatric Hospitals Led To A Mental Health Crisis
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The evaporation of long-term psychiatric facilities in the U.S. has escalated over the past decade, sparked by a trend toward deinstitutionalization of mental health patients in the 1950s and '60s. ...[Read more]
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Drastic income inequality is putting a strain on America’s social safety net
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Sharp US income inequalities are only partially offset by means-tested social programs and taxation-based transfers, according to a new report from the Congressional Budget Office. For the top 20% richest US households, average income was more than ten ti ...[Read more]
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‘Affluenza’ teen, who blamed four killings on his wealth, to be freed
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Ethan Couch, the rich teen who killed four people when he drunkenly ploughed into them, only it to be blamed on “affluenza” - a imaginary illness that makes wealthy people unable to tell right from wrong - is to be released.... ...[Read more]
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London police fed intel to construction cartel to build illegal blacklist of labour organisers
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It's been six years since investigative journalists published their expose accusing London's Metropolitan Police of colluding with the UK's construction cartel to blacklist workers who complained about unsafe working conditions, abusive bosses and wage-th ...[Read more]
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Silicon Valley is so expensive that even Facebook and Apple employees cant afford to live near the office
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Silicon Valley's housing crisis is serious. A new report from Open Listings reveals that workers at five major tech companies, including Apple, Facebook, and Google, would have to spend over 28% of their salary to pay a monthly mortgage on a home near wo ...[Read more]
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